Energetic consequences of race strategy and race tactics in winter sports

Jos de Koning


Jos de Koning is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Behavioral and Movement Sciences at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. His research interests range from biomechanical modeling to high performance exercise physiology. De Koning is internationally recognized for his research in the following areas: 1) pacing strategies in a range of activities; 2) monitoring training loads; 3) elite sports performance physiology and biomechanics; 4) biomechanics and physiology of speed skating. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance and is teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in exercise physiology and performance modeling.



Motivation: the dark side and the bright side

Henrik Gustafsson


Dr. Henrik Gustafsson is Associate Professor at Karlstad University and Norwegian School of Sport Sciences. He is also sport psychology consultant with the Swedish Olympic Committee. His main research is focused on psychological aspects of recovery and exhaustion in athletes and the application of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in sport and performance enhancement.